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Pilots and tank commanders bolster co-operation

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has taken combined air-ground combat a huge step forward. Recently, combat pilots left their familiar F-16 cockpits and went into the “cockpits” of Merkava-4 main battle tanks in the midst of a live-fire armoured corps exercise. “Next time we operate with the armoured corps, we will have a better concept […]

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The war over additional F-35s

The all-time showdown is set to take place in the general staff of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF).   The issue on the table in the sound proof room in the IDF headquarters in Tel-Aviv will be whether to approve the purchase of another 20 Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighters.   This is in addition […]

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